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California Break Laws And Compliance

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Aug 25, 2016 9:58:52 PM

Employers continually deal with compliance issues and, with California break laws, rest periods and meals make compliance that much more challenging. 

The California labor employment law protects the rights of California employees and this includes many new laws since 2014 that also protect new immigrants.  In addition to protecting meal and rest breaks, the California labor code covers issues such as overtime pay, tip pooling laws, vacation laws and more.

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, labor law compliance, meal and rest breaks, employee lawsuits, california break laws

10 Ways To Violate Labor Laws And Get Sued [Infographic]

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Aug 23, 2016 9:30:00 AM

New Mexico, Washington, D.C., Nevada, Alabama and California are the top states (or district) for employee lawsuit risk in the U.S. according a recent study.


Businesses in these markets face a substantially higher risk of being sued by their employees when compared to the national average.

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Topics: HR compliance, california labor laws, labor law compliance, harassment, employee lawsuits, california break laws

The ACA, IRS, And Avoiding Labor Law Penalties

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Aug 18, 2016 9:20:44 PM

Employers are already awash in labor law requirements and agency regulations. Among these are the ever-changing ACA requirements.


To be in compliance with the ACA, and avoid any penalties, the health plans of applicable large employers (ALEs) must pass three tests. 

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Topics: Affordable Care Act, HR compliance, aca, obamacare, labor law compliance, IRS

Labor Law Compliance and Steering Clear of Employee Lawsuits

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Aug 16, 2016 9:30:00 AM

The regulatory maze of labor laws can be complex.  And as the core of your HR management functions it can also be confusing for both you and your employees.

There issues such as hiring practices, employee classification, and wage requirements that necessitate time to research so you can ensure proper compliance.

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Topics: minimum wage law, recruiting and hiring, HR compliance, employee classification, IRS, employee lawsuits, discrimination

Employers Face Increased Fines Over Labor Law Violations

Posted by Tristan Ruhland on Aug 11, 2016 9:30:00 AM

Employers take note: The amount of civil penalties that can be assessed by various government agencies has been increased in order to keep up with inflation.

The Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued their interim final rules which will increase the amount of civil penalties for employers. These penalties are assessed for willful violations of the minimum wage, overtime, and child labor provisions in the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), and civil penalties in the Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA).

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Topics: ca labor laws, HR compliance, california labor law, overtime pay, labor law compliance, IRS

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